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2016 ISMB Symposium

Wednesday 29 and Thursday 30 June 2016

The ISMB's 7th Biennial ISMB Symposium took place on Wednesday 29 and Thursday 30 June 2016.

Student blog competition
ISMB PhD students in their 3rd year took part in a blogging exercise at the 2016 Symposium. The entries can be read at the following link: student blog competition.

Programme Registration Further information for attendees
 

Wednesday 29 June 2016
09:30
Tea and Coffee upon arrival


09:55
Opening comments 

Professor Geraint Rees, Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences, UCL


Structural Biology Programme
   
10:00

RNA-protein complexes in RNA metabolism: an integrative structural biology
Prof Teresa Carlomagno, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
   
10:45
Structural studies of eukaryotic transcription

Dr Alan Cheung, Institute of Structural Biology, London, UK


11:30


15 minute break – Tea and Coffee served in the foyer

11:45

Mechanism of action of Tc toxins
Prof Stefan Raunser, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology, Dortmund, Germany

   

12:30

Lunch break


Computational Biology Programme
   
13:30
Co-Evolution Based Methods: new methods and applications

Prof Alfonso Valencia, CNIO, Barcelona, Spain

   
14:15
Chance and necessity: the computational analysis of antibody structure

Prof Anna Tramontano, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy

   
15:00
15 minute break (tea & coffee served in the foyer)

Biophysics and Proteomics Programme

15:15
Biochemical methods for protein-lipid networks

Dr Anne-Claude Gavin, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

   
16:00
The power of correlative super-resolution imaging

Dr Aleksandra Radenovic, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

16:45

End of the first day

Thursday 30 June 2016


Biochemistry and Cell Biology Programme
   
10:00
BAR-domain proteins in a test tube

Prof Patricia Bassereau, Institut Curie, Paris, France

10:45
Cellular senescence in regeneration and development: every cloud has a silver lining

Dr Max Yun, Institute of Structural and Molecular Biology, London, UK

11:30
15 minute break (tea & coffee served in the foyer)
   
11:45
Epigenetic switching: sensing and remembering winter

Prof Caroline Dean, John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK
   
12:30
Lunch break

Chemical Biology Programme

13:30
Systems chemistry: Chemical selection at the origins of life

Dr Matthew Powner, Institute of Structural and Molecular Biology, London, UK

   
14:15
Ligand discovery and anti-cancer therapeutics: from the bench to the clinic

Prof Dario Neri, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland

15:00
Closing comments

Prof Nicholas Keep, Executive Dean, School of Science, Birkbeck College

 

 

 


 

Previous Symposia

6th ISMB Symposium
17 & 18 June 2014

5th ISMB Symposium
20 & 21 June 2012

4th ISMB Symposium
17 & 18 June 2010

3rd ISMB Symposium
19 & 20 June 2008

2nd ISMB Symposium
19 & 20 June 2006

1st ISMB Symposium
3 & 4 June 2004




 
 
   
     
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